1213 Search Results for jiu jitsu

Dec 31, 2015 7:24 am

WATCH! Gabi Garcia picks up first MMA win at Rizin FF

Early this morning Jiu-Jitsu ace Gabi Garcia competed in her first pro MMA fight at Rizin FF Day 2. Garcia fought Lei’d Tapa, who was also competing in her first pro MMA fight. Ultimately, despite being rocked early on in the fight, Garcia was able to get the TKO win after some nasty ground and...

Dec 29, 2015 7:42 am

WATCH! RIZIN FF Shinya Aoki demolishes Kazushi Sakuraba

It was a hard fight to watch for fans of legendary Japanese MMA pioneer Kazushi Sakuraba. Sakuraba was handled on the RIZIN promotions 12/29 card in the main event by Shinya Aoki. Sakuraba didn’t get off much offense the entire fight against the much younger Aoki, who took it to the ground early and poured...

Dec 28, 2015 12:32 am

WATCH! RIZIN Dec. 29 Shinya Aoki vs Kazushi Sakuraba Weigh in highlights

RIZIN’s Dec. 29 card featuring the main event between Japanese MMA legend Kazushi Sakuraba versus Shinya Aoki is ready to take place as all fighters weighed in for the event. Check out highlights of the weigh in above. Rizin SARABA Fiesta 12/29 Full Fight Card via Bloody Elbow: Kazushi Sakuraba vs Shinya Aoki Satoshi Ishii...

Dec 22, 2015 1:01 pm

WATCH! Clip of Gabi Garcia sparring with Cyborg ahead of MMA debut

Gabi Garcia is one of the top female Jiu-Jitsu practitioners in the world. Given that, there is naturally a lot of hype surrounding her MMA debut on New Years Eve at Rizin against Lei’D Tapa. In the video above you can see a preview for Garcia’s debut that includes footage of her sparring with WMMA...

Dec 21, 2015 4:04 pm

Brutal Beginnings of the UFC: Fighting for a Generation

Fighting for a Generation re-lives the brutal early days of the UFC, when Royce Gracie and his unstoppable jiu-jitsu tore through the tournament. With the UFC on the biggest stage in MMA many of us who witnessed the early 90’s matches were truly brutal.  Heavy reform of the sport took place in the late 90’s...

Dec 17, 2015 12:24 pm

Frank Shamrock will corner Ken Shamrock against Royce Gracie

The Shamrock brothers are back together again! Ken and Frank Shamrock have had a pretty rocky relationship, which has resulted in rumors spreading that they may fight each other one day. While that never happened, the pair have reunited ahead of Ken Shamrock’s Bellator 149 fight against Royce Gracie on February 19th. Ken spoke to...

Dec 16, 2015 4:47 pm

Nate Diaz Taking Out All Dummies Video: Fox 17

The Stockton, CA Gracie Jiu-Jitsu black belt is set to get back in the octagon against Michael “The Menace” Johnson. The fight will go down on FOX 17 this Saturday in the Amway Center Orlando, FL. Nate Diaz like his brother, dedicated their lives to martial arts at a young age and pursued their passions...

Dec 12, 2015 4:06 pm

BJ Penn gets Birthday Surprise

Tomorrow we celebrate the 37th birthday of our namesake, BJ Penn! This morning The Penn Hawaii Youth Foundation had a surprise for BJ, which you can see above. The Penn Hawaii Youth Foundation was established back in 2004, and aims to “encourage positive values in Hawaii’s youth through the martial arts way … and foster...

Dec 12, 2015 9:25 am

Reebok pays out $142,000 to TUF 22 Finale fighters

Last night fight fans saw an action packed night of fights that was topped off by Frankie Edgar knocking out Chad Mendes in the first round of their scrap. In addition, Jiu-Jitsu ace Ryan Hall was able to defeat Artem Lobov via decision to win season 22 of The Ultimate Fighter. Following the event, MMAJunkie...

Dec 12, 2015 9:10 am

Dana White explains frustration with Lobov vs. Hall fight

After Frankie Edgar knocked Chad Mendes out in the 1st round in the main event of last night’s TUF 22 Finale, he revealed that UFC President Dana White was reportedly no longer in attendance in the arena. This raised a lot of questions, however we may now have an explanation for why White was so...

Dec 11, 2015 1:42 pm

Eddie Bravo: Mcgregor is In Aldo’s head and f****ng with him

There are many speculations as to who is winning the mental war between Conor McGregor and Jose Aldo going into UFC 194 on Saturday. 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu founder Eddie Bravo spoke on the Just Roll Podcast to discuss why he believes that McGregor is in Aldo’s head. “If I had a gun to my head,...

Dec 8, 2015 6:34 pm

Luke Rockhold Spars Daniel Cormier Video: Preparing With Champions

The southpaw from San Jose, CA  has his hands full come Saturday night. Then again, Luke Rockhold has his hands full regularly training with Cain Velasquez and Daniel Cormier at AKA. The blackbelt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and former Strikeforce champion will be facing Chris Weidman as the co-main event for UFC 194. Does Rockhold have...

Dec 6, 2015 1:24 pm

UFC “Young Guns” Video: Top 5 under 25

With all the hype about who’s the next BJ Penn, GSP or Brock Lesnar, Kenny Florian and Michael “The Count” Bisping break down who are the “young guns” in the UFC today. So much promotion, time and money is invested by the UFC to produce key fighters to increase their fan base. At this time,...

Dec 5, 2015 7:47 am

Joe Rogan reacts to Reebok merchandise mistakes

Reebok has made quite a few major design flaws in their merchandise for the UFC. At this point we have to wonder if Reebok is actually making these mistakes unintentionally, or if they’re actually just playing a cruel joke on everyone to see how far they can go. From things like their ‘Anderson Aldo’ shirt,...

Dec 2, 2015 5:03 pm

ANOTHER ONE! Screwed up Ryan Bader & Conor McGregor shirts

The number of errors being made by Reebok’s design team in regards to fighter’s shirts has been nothing short of comical. The list of errors goes on and on. Some of the better ones were ‘Anderson Aldo’ and Conor McGregor the Jiu-Jitsu specialist. Now, the UFC.com online store is following suit and mixing up their...

Dec 2, 2015 7:36 am

MUST SEE! TUF 22’s Ryan Hall chokes out aggressive drunk at restaurant

This clip just goes to show how effective Jiu-Jitsu is when it comes to self defense. Back in 2011 an overly aggressive drunk guy began harassing Ryan Hall and the people he was with when the people at the table informed him they didn’t have a lighter to let him use. The man then proceeded...

Nov 29, 2015 9:04 pm

Frankie Edgar vs Chad Mendes: TUF 22 Finale Headliner

Chad “Money” Mendes is set to face Frankie Edgar on December 11th at Madison Square Garden arena in Las Vegas, NV. “Money” fired verbal shots back at Edgar defending his stance that he wasn’t fighting just for money. Mendes (17-3 MMA) will need a win against Edgar to maintain his spot amongst the elite featherweights....